Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any herb grown for culinary use.
- ‘The young and tender nettle is an excellent pot-herb and the stalks are good as flax for making cloth.’
- ‘His scheme was first to organize by categories, such as whole animals, animal parts and products, minerals, and plants - the last subdivided into roots, pot-herbs, fruits, trees, and shrubs.’
- ‘Some are used as flavouring herbs, additions for salads, or pot-herbs.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.